Labour & European Law Review
01 October 1997
Grant v South West Trains Limited (European Court of Justice Case C-249/96, Advocate General Elmers's Opinion 30 September 1997)
For the first time , in legal history the way has been paved for protection from discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation in employment.
Superclean Support Services plc v Lansana and Wetton Cleaning Services, EAT 20 May 1997, unreported
Current legislation recognises that certain categories of employee need protection against victimisation at work and that there must also be protection of an employee's right to be represented on workplace issues
Waltons & Morse v Dorrington  IRLR 488 (EAT)
The introduction of smoking policies in the work place frequently becomes a major industrial relations issue. But the one about the cigar smoker, the pipe smoker and the cigarette smoker will have an impact beyond both its own work place and the rights of smokers and non-smokers.